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Cheesy Hot Dog With Sauteed Onion and Ketchup

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Cheesy hot dog with sauteed onion and ketchup

Cheesy hot dog with sauteed onion and ketchup

Hot dogs are a fan favorite all over the world. They can be cooked in a variety of ways, including frying, grilling, steaming, or boiling. Typically, they are served on hot dog buns, but they can also be enjoyed with steamed or fried rice.

In this simple recipe, we level up our hot dogs by cooking them with sauteed onions and ketchup, and then topping them with cheese.

Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

5 min

10 min

15 min

2 to 3 servings


  • 3 large hot dogs, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup cheese, grated
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup cooking oil, for frying and sauteeing
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste


For preparing:

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  • 1 medium bowl
  • 3 small bowl
  • Measuring cups
  • Chopping board
  • Knife
  • Cheese grater

For cooking:

  • Frying pan
  • Slotted spatula


  1. Heat the cooking oil in a frying pan. Fry the hot dog slices until almost done. Set aside.
  2. Use remaining oil to caramelize the onion. When the onion has begun to change color, add the hot dog slices back into the pan.
  3. Add the ketchup. Continue cooking until done.
  4. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Sprinkle cheese on top.
  5. Serve with steamed or fried rice.
Cheesy hot dog with sauteed onions and ketchup

Cheesy hot dog with sauteed onions and ketchup

Tips and Techniques

  • Experiment with different types of cheese.
  • For a spicy twist, add chili flakes or hot sauce.
  • Replace regular hot dogs with cheese dogs.
  • Caramelized onions add a touch of sweetness to the dish.

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